PROFESSIONAL STUDIES 3APersonal Learning Environment “PLE”
WEB 2.0 ?
PLEWe are at present undergoing adeep and prolonged industrialrevolution based on digitaltechnologies
PERSONAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTPersonal Learning EnvironmentA software system designed to help teachers by facilitatingthe management of educational courses for their students,especially by helping teachers and learners with courseadministration.Systems that help learners take control of and manage theirown learning. This includes providing support for learners toset their own learning goals, manage their learning, manageboth content and process, and communicate with others in theprocess of learning.(tinyurl.com/2zrzos)
New Environments• Multimedia explosionpodcasts, vodcasts, YouTube, Slideshare, more• Mobile computingmobile phones, PDAs, etc.• The 3D webSecond Life is a start, we will see more of this
WHAT IS PLE?
e-learning has replicated traditional education models
Google is the most used e-learningapplication
It looks like nothing before…– Like open source– Like Social Networks– Like blogs and blogging– Like wikis and collaborativewriting– Like tagging and Diggand…It looks like Web 2.0
Web 2.0 allowsyoung people tobe active co-creators ofknowledge
MOST INFORMAL LEARNING ISLEARNER DRIVEN, PROBLEMBASED, OR MOTIVATED BY INTEREST
HOW DO WE MANAGE THE LONG TAIL INEDUCATION?
LEARNING NETWORKS ARCHITECTURE
Most e-learning is for those who alreadyhave access to education
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